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Apr 9, 2014

repotting cacti

this story starts with an empty bowl.

side note: i got this particular dish at goodwill for pennies. i love finding bowls, cups, and other random tableware to use as planters for cacti, succulents, and air plants.

Apr 5, 2014

uncommon goods:
astral wall hanging

i was so excited to have the opportunity to work with uncommon goods recently. if you're not familiar with them, they're an online marketplace offering a wide array of unique designs and handcrafted gifts, with categories spanning home and garden, dining, entertainment, art, and more. for a home decor junkie aficionado like myself, uncommon goods is one of the first places i browse when looking for a new piece for our home.

...and these astral wall hangings didn't disappoint!

Apr 2, 2014

darling magazine

have you heard of darling magazine? it's all about the art of being a woman -- and only the most gorgeous publication i've laid eyes on in my entire life.
seriously.

Mar 29, 2014

bertoia-style side chairs
in the dining room

i had high hopes when our new chairs arrived for the dining room. 

i love the look of them, but...
well, keep reading.

Mar 21, 2014

hague blue in the dining room

hi friends! long time, no see. we're twelve weeks in with the little one and he loooves waking me up at night. despite my lack of sleep, i decided to take an afternoon and paint the dining room. because...why not?

Mar 6, 2014

lillangen laundry ikea (quasi)hack

the last time we talked, i revealed the meager beginnings of a basement playroom...and mentioned i'd come back to talk about a mystery cabinet along the south wall:

Feb 28, 2014

playroom progress

playroom?? say what?

even though it has seemed quiet on the blogfront, we fish has been busy behind the scenes whipping our basement into shape. after he finished laying laminate flooring, we made the executive decision to turn the previously useless lobby area into a playroom for our boys.